FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

04 March 2022

In connection with the McDonalds restaurant and drive through at Rush Green roundabout can you confirm:


1. Whether you have served any notices or otherwise prevented the McDonalds from opening the restaurant in the past two years?


2. Whether there were/are any restrictions on the operation of the drive through under the planning permission?


3. The date when planning permission was granted to allow the opening of the drive through


4. Provide copies of any reports that have been produced relating to operation of the drive through and/or any highways operation

East Herts Council Response

31 March 2022

Further to your request for Information it is not possible to provide the information you requested as it is covered by an Absolute Exemption.

Section 21: Information already reasonably accessible.

All planning information is available via online mapping and the planning portal

by making a search all documents can be viewed

For more information regarding this exemption is available here:


In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000 Section 17 this document acts as a Refusal Notice and the Information requested cannot be released.

If you have any queries or complaint about the processing of your request please do not hesitate to contact me.

Alternatively for more information on the Freedom of Information Act contact the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioners Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane

Telephone 0303 123 1113

It is important that you include the above FOI reference number on all correspondence related to this request.

I apologise that your request cannot be met and should you have any further queries or information needs in the future then please contact me.